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The Greatest Classics of All Time - cover

The Greatest Classics of All Time

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Stendhal, Jules Verne, Gustave Flaubert, Lewis Carroll, Henrik Ibsen, Charles Dickens, Plato, Honoré de Balzac, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Rabindranath Tagore, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Walt Whitman, Niccolo Machiavelli, Oscar Wilde, Robert Louis Stevenson, James Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allan Poe, William Shakespeare, Giovanni Boccaccio, Confucius, George MacDonald, Bram Stoker, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, Henry David Thoreau, Weedon Grossmith, Jack London, Henry James, Louisa May Alcott, Victor Hugo, Arthur Conan Doyle, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Joseph Conrad, Jane Austen, Herman Melville, George Eliot, Laurence Sterne, Thomas Hardy, Jonathan Swift, Edith Wharton, Benito Pérez Galdós, Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Alexandre Dumas, Kalidasa, Kenneth Grahame, Marcel Proust, Willa Cather, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Homer Homer, Gaston Leroux, Charles Baudelaire, Wilkie Collins, William Makepeace Thackeray, Voltaire, Kate Chopin, Apuleius, John Milton, Frederick Douglass, Laozi Laozi, John Keats, James Joyce, Ann Ward Radcliffe, Kahlil Gibran, Kakuzo Okakura, Soseki Natsume, Princess Der Ling, H. G. Wells, W. B. Yeats, J.M. Barrie, G.K. Chesterton, T.S. Eliot, L. M. Montgomery, C. S. Lewis, D. H. Lawrence, E.M. Forster, H.P. Lovecraft, Marcus Aurelius, Friedrich Nietzsche, Lewis Wallace, Ivan Turgenev, Anton Chekhov, Leo Tolstoy, Nikolai Gogol, Sir Walter Scott, George Bernard Shaw, Miguel de Cervantes, Mary Shelley, Cao Xueqin, Emile Zola, Valmiki, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, P. B. Shelley, Elizabeth von Arnim, Hermann Hesse, Dante, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Sun Tzu, Inazo Nitobé

Translator Alexander Pope, Andrew Lang, Bayard Taylor, Benjamin Jowett, C.K. Scott Moncrieff, Ellen Marriage, William Adlington, Gunther Olesch, Anke Dreher, Aylmer Maude, Constance Garnett, Lionel Giles, John Payne, James Legge, Eleanor Marx-Aveling, Frederick Amadeus Malleson, Louise Maude, Ralph T. H. Griffith, Lewis Page Mercier, Thomas Seltzer, Arthur W. Ryder, Havelock Ellis, Helen Zimmern, C.J. Hogarth, Cyril Scott, Edward FitzGerald, William Robson, William F. Fleming, Isabel Hapgood, Thomas Common, Horace B. Samuel, W. K. Marriott, Stefan Langer, Yasotarō Mōri, Amy Coulter, Semyon Chaichenets, H. W. Longfellow, Miriam S. Knight, Henry Bencraft Joly, Samuel Butler

Publisher: DigiCat

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Summary

The Greatest Classics of All Time is an unparalleled anthology that brings together the zenith of literary brilliance across eras and geographies, showcasing a rich tapestry of themes, from the existential quests in Dostoyevsky's narratives and the satirical prowess of Swift, to the romantic landscapes of the Brontë sisters and the philosophical depth found in Plato's dialogues. This collection spans an impressive range of literary styles, including the poetic tragedy of Shakespeare, the keen observance of societal norms by Jane Austen, and the pioneering science fiction of H.G. Wells, offering readers a rare glimpse into the evolution of literary thought and expression. It's a meticulously curated volume that highlights the diversity and significance of the works, allowing readers to appreciate the breadth of human creativity and thought through the ages. The contributing authors to this anthology, selected for their indelible mark on world literature, represent a convergence of cultures, philosophies, and historical periods. From the ancient wisdom of Confucius and the epic poetry of Homer to the existentialist musings of Nietzsche and the pioneering feminist voices of Mary Shelley and Kate Chopin, these authors collectively have shaped the contours of literary and cultural discourse. The anthology aligns with significant literary movements, reflecting the evolution of human thought from the Enlightenment to Romanticism, and from Modernism to the existential questions that preoccupy the 20th century. Through their varied voices, readers gain a comprehensive insight into the shifting paradigms of history, culture, and philosophy. Inviting readers to immerse themselves in The Greatest Classics of All Time is to offer them a key to the treasure trove of human expression and thought. This anthology is not merely a collection of great works; it is a dialogue across centuries, continents, and ideologies. It stands as a testament to the enduring power of literature to inspire, challenge, and provoke thought. For scholars, students, and enthusiasts of literature, this volume serves as an indispensable resource, providing a panoramic view of the pinnacle of literary achievement. Readers are encouraged to explore this collection, to understand the depth of human experience and ingenuity encapsulated within these pages, and to realize the educational value and the breadth of insights it provides.
Available since: 11/13/2022.
Print length: 40892 pages.

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